The Boy Who Stole the Pharaoh's Lunch

Paperback

Seth learns some important life lessons when he's transported back to Ancient Egypt in this absorbing time-slip adventure from bestselling author Karen McCombie.

While awaiting punishment in his headmaster’s office for his latest piece of mischief, prankster Seth picks up an Egyptian amulet from the desk and is whisked back in time to Ancient Egypt. In a village by the Nile, Seth finds a place for himself, working for the local tradesmen and playing with the local children. One of his new friends, Mery, has a pet hyena that Seth grows to love, so when he hears that the hyena is going to be roasted as part of a feast for the visiting pharaoh, Seth decides to save him. But what consequences will Seth have to face for stealing the pharaoh’s lunch?

An absorbing time-travel adventure from bestselling author Karen McCombie.

RRP: £7.99

ISBN

978-1-80090-201-5

Publication Date

18-05-2023

Format

Paperback

Pages

88 pages

Dimensions

130x198mm

Product Description

Seth learns some important life lessons when he's transported back to Ancient Egypt in this absorbing time-slip adventure from bestselling author Karen McCombie.

While awaiting punishment in his headmaster’s office for his latest piece of mischief, prankster Seth picks up an Egyptian amulet from the desk and is whisked back in time to Ancient Egypt. In a village by the Nile, Seth finds a place for himself, working for the local tradesmen and playing with the local children. One of his new friends, Mery, has a pet hyena that Seth grows to love, so when he hears that the hyena is going to be roasted as part of a feast for the visiting pharaoh, Seth decides to save him. But what consequences will Seth have to face for stealing the pharaoh’s lunch?

An absorbing time-travel adventure from bestselling author Karen McCombie.

Author

Karen McCombie, Illustrated by Anneli Bray

Karen McCombie is the bestselling author of over 90 books for children and teenagers including the Carnegie Medal-nominated 'Little Bird Flies', 'How to be a Human', and series 'St Grizzle's School for Girls' and 'Indie Kidd'. Karen is also the author of the bestselling and much-loved series 'Ally's World'. Originally from Scotland, she now lives in London with her family who all give her inspiration for her books, whether they like it or not.||Anneli Bray is an illustrator, artist and maker based in the North West of England. Anneli illustrates stories and characters influenced by her love of wonder, belonging and adventure. She graduated with a First in Illustration and has since illustrated for Vita Murrow in her children’s book, Onyx: The Wolf Who Found a New Way to be a Leader. Anneli’s debut picture book, The Last Garden, was published in 2021, with more exiting work to come.